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insanity defense

Insanity defense

Insanity Defense Psychologists are often asked to assess whether a criminal defendant was “insane” at the time of an alleged crime. Notwithstanding the controversy surrounding the insanity defense, this is a very difficult task. We can never truly know another person’s subjective experience. Criminal responsibility is typically something that comes up months or even years …

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Dual Roles and Psychological Practice

Dual Roles and Psychological Practice Psychologists consider a dual role and psychological practice unethical when it compromises their ability to fulfill their professional responsibilities, maintain objectivity, or protect the well-being and rights of their clients or patients. While not all dual roles are inherently unethical, there are specific situations where psychologists generally agree that dual …

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